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15 Jan 2009
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Supply chain security in the United States

Essay - 10 pages - Management

A global supply chain links the United States and the rest of the world. Across the time, the focus has been put on reducing the costs of transport, and therefore resulted in a decrease of the ship crew, customs duty and requirements. However, Sept 11 posed a clear threat on global exchange, and...

15 Jan 2009
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Organizational behavior and change management at engineering contracting company LLC

Essay - 13 pages - Management

This report discusses the organisational behaviour and change management issues of Engineering Contracting Company LLC (ECC); a Dubai based civil works Construction Company. It is a large company with a good success record and handsome profits. The report undertakes the analysis of the...

15 Jan 2009
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Motivation in work management

Essay - 4 pages - Management

In 1966, Leavitt said: “Motivation is so much in the spotlight these days that some of us have come to believe motivation is management.” This quotation proves that motivation has been a very important notion and has been taken into account by firms for a long time. What does motivation...

15 Jan 2009
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How culture affects the style of management in Mexico?

Essay - 11 pages - Management

How to deal with our new intercultural world? Is it possible to act in the same way with everybody? Should we try to adapt to each country to be successful? What would it involve for companies if it's not done? All these questions are current issues in the globalisation world. To do business with...

15 Jan 2009
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What is the role of the Mission in strategic management?

Essay - 5 pages - Management

In the business world, one that is becoming evermore difficult to be competitive, organisations strive to find other ways of gaining a competitive advantage over one another. Organisations need to think about processes that allow them to find back a correct level of competitiveness amongst the...

15 Jan 2009
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Cross-cultural management

Essay - 8 pages - Management

In times of Globalization the role of foreign countries is more and more increasing. To be more competitive in the global market it is necessary to research international markets i.e. in order to increase growth opportunities, to reduce costs for production and distribution or to find new sales...

15 Jan 2009
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Emotional intelligence and leadership

Essay - 5 pages - Management

For a very long time, in common sense, the only intelligence was measured by the intelligence quotient. Indeed, in each company, intellectual intelligence took precedence over the other kinds of intelligence. People who showed their emotions were seen as weak persons. This period is...

15 Jan 2009
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Valuating transformation through net interest margin and asset-liability matching: The case of CFM

Case study - 3 pages - Management

Our thesis, entitled “Valuating transformation through net interest margin and asset-liability matching: the case of CFM”, proposes the optimization of the risk-adjusted performance of transformation thanks to interest risk management. The goal of our thesis is to evaluate the...

15 Jan 2009
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Discuss the link between procurement, sourcing, suppliers, and production strategies in supply chains

Essay - 8 pages - Management

The mission of supply chain management is to have processes integrated between the functions of the firm. Consequently, procurement, production, distribution, and marketing are members of a network. The vision of the supply chain management is to deliver value to customers. Moreover, the...

15 Jan 2009
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Political governance and corporate governance

Essay - 15 pages - Management

The 20th century was viewed as the age of management; the early 21st century is predicted to be more focused on governance. There is a distinction between politics and governance, where the former is regarded as cooperation between people with different points of view in order to improve the...

15 Jan 2009
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Taylor and scientific management

Essay - 10 pages - Management

Even if Taylor's main researches date from the end of the XIXth century, these still exert an important influence on nowadays' industries, such as the car industry. Indeed, Taylor's works remain an important basis in the organizational structure of many fields of activities. Obviously, many...

15 Jan 2009
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Management of a terroir company: The example of the Burgundian cheese producer Berthaut

Essay - 15 pages - Management

The Fromagerie Berthaut is one of the four AOC Epoisses producers. It is located in Côte d'Or, in Burgundy. Since 1956, this cheese dairy has produced the “Epoisses”, a terroir soft dough cheese made with raw milk. Over the last ten years, the company's sales have regularly increased in...

15 Jan 2009
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A number of assumptions are typically made on preferences to give so-called "well-behaved indifference curves"

Essay - 5 pages - Management

The consumer choice theory aims, among other things, at modeling preferences that will guide the consumer in his choices. To do this, an assumption will be made: the consumer is able to rank any two consumption bundles as to their desirability, that is, the consumer is aware of his own tastes and...

15 Jan 2009
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An analysis of the structure of the canadian retail industry - published: 15/01/2009

Essay - 9 pages - Management

A common theme of the Canadian retail industry is that it is evolving at a rapid pace. External factors, such as the growth in the relative purchasing power of the Canadian dollar; increasing competition from discount rivals such as Wal-Mart; shifting consumer trends; and the emergence of the...

15 Jan 2009
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Impacts of RFID on the supply chain

Essay - 6 pages - Management

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Technologies) has become very popular and is considered as a major advanced in supply chain management. In fact, RFID is the fastest growing segment of the automatic data capture and identification market. RFID is a technique for electronic labeling and...

15 Jan 2009
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"Corporate virtue" strategies are more likely to cause "good governance" than stricter "compliance and control" regimes

Essay - 4 pages - Management

What is “good corporate governance”? And how an enterprise can achieve to have it? A number of writers and researchers gave their contribution to this subject. Nevertheless, some disagreements and conflicting points of view appeared among them. Indeed, some suggested that corporate...

13 Jan 2009
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The New organisation of Auchan France

Thesis - 8 pages - Management

Most of the biggest French firms are doing new organisations in order to save operating cost. It is directly linked with the fact that the growth of yearly turnover is very low (less than 2%). Indeed, there is a structural decline of the purchasing power. The companies have to find solutions to...

13 Jan 2009
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Work Motivation: Review of the literature

Tutorials/exercises - 19 pages - Management

Work motivation has been an important component of industrial and organizational psychology since the 1930s (Donovan, 2001:55) and continues to play an important role in organizational research (Büssing, 2001:372). The amount of research on motivation has varied through time. During the 1930s and...

12 Jan 2009
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Discuss the role of classification, measurement and inscription in techniques of recruitment and selection

Thesis - 4 pages - Management

Recruitment and selection in organizations have not always played a significant role. Indeed, some firms had no Human resources department twenty years ago. This fad for human resources management depends on many factors, either external ones or internal ones. Mr Beaumont in 1993 tried to...

09 Jan 2009
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L'Oréal management profile

Thesis - 6 pages - Management

L'Oreal is a French company, worldwide leader in cosmetics, based in Paris. The company was founded in 1907, since then, experience and knowledge in the making and the selling of cosmetics have enriched and passed on from generation to generation. L'Oreal is a very big company which owns...

09 Jan 2009
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Strategic management: Apple

Essay - 6 pages - Management

Apple was created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the Jobs family garage, California. They launched the Apple II in 1977, their first big success: the computer which has created the personal computing market. Then in 1980, the firm was introduced to the stock exchange. The Macintosh was...

09 Jan 2009
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Evolution of success in the Japanese automotive industry

Essay - 8 pages - Management

“The work of helping Toyota grow and of helping Toyota's people realize their ambitions has for me been a kind of mission. Yet I also realize that a corporation is just one part of society, that Japan is just one society in the world, and that the pursuit of only Toyota's interests would be...

04 Nov 2008
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Communication in management

Essay - 9 pages - Management

The main goal in any business is to first learn how to make a profit, then finding out how to maximize earnings. When speaking in terms of profit maximization, the output of the firm must also be at its highest point. Generally when output is at its highest point, it's because...

04 Nov 2008
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Athletic management: Athletic Director interview

Essay - 5 pages - Management

The job of a Parks and Recreation Director for a specific community has many different aspects, the most important being incredibly versatile and able to handle many distinctive tasks. This position performs a variety of tasks that include, but are not limited to, general recreation...

06 Oct 2008
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Corporate responsibility in the Automotive Industry

Essay - 4 pages - Management

Organizations work for the consumers and claim that they are the ones who make it possible for the generation of goods and social benefits. On the other hand consumers are of the opinion that organizations exist because of consumer endorsement. Organizations would not be possible had it not been...

06 Oct 2008
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Key cases of corporate ethics in the workplace

Essay - 7 pages - Management

Organizational leadership requires an understanding of organizational goals, the ability to reach these goals without violating the law or ethical standards, and the ability to communicate these goals to employees and the public. The issue of diversity is also important as it relates to ethics...

06 Oct 2008
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Organizational Culture

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Organization in general exists because of its people and their interactions. These interactions are based on set of rules that social in nature and tend to influence the employees in their performance of organization related activities. Scholars assert that people with their sets of values...

06 Oct 2008
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ZZZ Best Company, Inc. fraud

Essay - 7 pages - Management

Barry Minkow precociously committed fraud at the age of 16 by forging credit card signatures. As an adult he was resolute in defrauding investors of ZZZ Best Company, Inc. through inventive hoaxes involving insurance restoration projects. ZZZ Best Company, Inc. was essentially in the business of...

25 Sep 2008
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Elon Musk: Visionary

Essay - 5 pages - Management

Elon Musk is the extremely successful founder of three companies: the reusable rocket firm, SpaceX, Zip2, which helped newspapers design community-based websites in the 90s, and X.com which bought the online payment system Paypal and sold it for 1.5 billion in 2002. Elon Musk inspires...

25 Sep 2008
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Creating the New American Hospital

Book review - 5 pages - Management

Written in 1993, Creating the New American Hospital: A Time For Greatness by V. Clayton Sherman still has lessons for the twenty-first century hospital. Though issues such as the rise of managed care, cost constraints, litigation and malpractice, changes to Medicare and Medicaid, and low...